The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative is seeking a number of interns to join our team and support our efforts to change the food system in Detroit. We want someone who is eager to learn, passionate, and has strong interpersonal skills.
- Field Work: Most field work is done by hand, and includes seeding, planting, weeding, watering, trellising, harvesting, hauling, washing, and packing produce for market.
-Market Saturdays: Prepare produce and process sales during our weekly on-site market.
-General Farm Maintenance: Tool and equipment care, farm and property upkeep
-Interest in gardening or farming.
-Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds, farm outdoors in all weather conditions.
Benefits: This is an unpaid volunteer internship, room and board are not provided.
- Hands on training in small scale, sustainable farming practices.
-Access to farm fresh produce.